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Old 11-10-2018, 04:13 PM   #1
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I've been debating on whether or not I was going to go live due to phone battery being terrible, but it seems to be doing ok.

4 of us left SETX at 01:00 yesterday, and pulled into camp a little after lunch. After getting everything at camp situated we hit the woods.

I had a hell of a hunt, one of my top three sits in the woods. I was hunting a creek crossing with standing beans to my west, CRP to the north and bedding to the west. I had does in the beans and bucks irritating them like a school boy. The last 20 mins of light I had a 170's 10 with a few stickers bump a doe in there and mount her several times. They got to 37 yards, and I couldn't seal the deal. She never let him breed her, just stood long enough for a tease, like a school girl.

This morning we woke up to changing winds and 15* on the mecury. I hunted a different set, which I am still in. It is nothing more than a narrow strip of woods with a few big oaks, cut corn to the north and east, and pasture to the west. We've seen 2 things happen in this strip over the years. 1. Bucks cruise this strip from big timber to big timber.
2. Bucks will push a doe into here to "lock her down"

I've seen 2 pretty nice 8's today push thru, a doe with triplets still tagging along, and several small bucks cruising. Let's see how the rest of the week goes. I have until the 21st.

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Old 11-10-2018, 04:14 PM   #2
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Good luck. Sounds like a great place.
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Old 11-10-2018, 04:26 PM   #3
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Wow....wish I was there! Looks great!
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Old 11-10-2018, 05:14 PM   #4
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Good looking spot. Good luck
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Old 11-10-2018, 05:25 PM   #5
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I've been covered up since I started the thread. Had two doe come in and start eating hand corn. Then a little buck came and pushed one out to the South, I couldn't tell much about him other than he wasn't much on horns. Had 10-12 doe behind me, then they all just took out of here like they were peppered with bird shot. I got ready for Mr Biggs, and this guy sneaks out. I very swiftly hung my bow back on the hook.


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Old 11-10-2018, 05:26 PM   #6
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Now have another deer creeping in. Can't tell what it is yet

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Old 11-10-2018, 05:26 PM   #7
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Good luck. Watching
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Old 11-10-2018, 05:29 PM   #8
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Old 11-10-2018, 05:30 PM   #9
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Doe, and she cut the cat trail and blew her head off and left to the South. I think she had another with her, sounds like something still milling around in front of me but I can't see it. Light is fading fast.

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Old 11-10-2018, 05:44 PM   #10
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Well light is about gone, and just made relief with the owl to my north, day shift has ended.

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Old 11-10-2018, 06:36 PM   #11
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That looks like a great setup. Hope you get Mr. Big
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Old 11-10-2018, 06:51 PM   #12
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Sounds like an awesome trip. I’m in Fannett. If I’d known I woulda stowed away in the back of your truck.
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Old 11-10-2018, 07:20 PM   #13
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Old 11-10-2018, 07:38 PM   #14
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Old 11-10-2018, 07:54 PM   #15
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Good luck chaser, hope one of y’all whacks a stud!!!!
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Old 11-10-2018, 08:40 PM   #16
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Well we had a good one to go get out of the woods this evening. One of the guys killed muley, probably a low to mid 50's deer, we'll put a tape on him tomorrow. Chicken and dumplings for supper, and celebratory whiskeys after ripping the britches off the ol' buck. We're going to bed, it's been a long two days.


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Old 11-10-2018, 08:44 PM   #17
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This! There are lots of “land of giants”. Clue us in.

Heck of a buck there.
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Old 11-10-2018, 09:00 PM   #18
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Kansas, my apologies
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This! There are lots of “land of giants”. Clue us in.

Heck of a buck there.
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Old 11-10-2018, 09:15 PM   #19
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Nice!!! Would have to have the purple jug myself!!
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Old 11-10-2018, 10:02 PM   #20
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Nice buck. Congrats to the hunter.


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Old 11-10-2018, 10:05 PM   #21
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Old 11-11-2018, 06:44 AM   #22
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Well I'm all set, and it's cracking daylight. I'm in a pretty neat spit this morning. I'm sitting on the north side of a creek on a cut corn field with a cover crop of cereal rye, chicory, turnips, radishes, and winter peas. There is a small, but active bedding directly south of me across the creek. I can shoot the edge of bedding. Lots of buckes check this area throughout the day.

Dad is set up where muley was killed last night, as we saw a shooter in there when we went to get muley. He's also in a creek with wheat over cut corn to his north and bedding south and west

Another fella is hunting a big wooly thicket with a pond behind him.

I see a deer. Be back shortly.

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Old 11-11-2018, 06:58 AM   #23
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Fork horn, cruised across the field. He had places to be, and didn't hang around.

Anyhow we are hunting a SSE wind that is supposed to turn around lunch time back out of the north. The plan is to get down, grab a bite, and go back to where I saw the big buck Friday.

My set for the morning.


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Old 11-11-2018, 07:08 AM   #24
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Looks like a great spot!
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Old 11-11-2018, 07:17 AM   #25
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Got another little fella cruising this morning.


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Old 11-11-2018, 09:39 AM   #26
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Old 11-11-2018, 10:16 AM   #27
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Good luck this AM and congrats to the hunter on a nice buck!
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Old 11-11-2018, 12:11 PM   #28
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Got down about 940 and used the bathroom, then headed to the new spot. When I got there ,2 big bucks we're squared off in the CRP so I went back to the house. Didn't want to spook them.

I gave them an hour and just now snuck in here. I saw my target buck on the way in, pretty sure he didn't spook, but he was headed the other way. Hopefully he'll make his way back up here this evening.

My set. Standing beans to west, timber and creek north, east, and south


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Old 11-11-2018, 07:40 PM   #29
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This evening was slow, and my phone died. Had 1 spike come in and eat a little hand corn, and one little 8 cruise by. Evening was slow for the whole party.

On another note, muley measured in at 156


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Old 11-11-2018, 08:14 PM   #30
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I didnt think u could bait in Kansas?
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:25 PM   #31
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Yup, been hunting here 16 years and it's never been illegal.
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:26 PM   #32
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Gotcha, I don’t why I assumed that!!
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:51 PM   #33
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Tuned in. Stick a good one
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Old 11-11-2018, 08:58 PM   #34
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I've been covered up since I started the thread. Had two doe come in and start eating hand corn. Then a little buck came and pushed one out to the South, I couldn't tell much about him other than he wasn't much on horns. Had 10-12 doe behind me, then they all just took out of here like they were peppered with bird shot. I got ready for Mr Biggs, and this guy sneaks out. I very swiftly hung my bow back on the hook.


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You could've been the 2nd live in Kansas TBH thread to incriminate yourself with a bobcat
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Old 11-11-2018, 09:06 PM   #35
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You could've been the 2nd live in Kansas TBH thread to incriminate yourself with a bobcat
I’m waiting for something to come of this baiting.
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Old 11-11-2018, 09:35 PM   #36
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These KS live hunts are killin me! I leave on the 24th for SE KS and want to go Live myself it if service allows. Good luck to y’all. Keep knocking them down!
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Old 11-12-2018, 01:52 AM   #37
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You could've been the 2nd live in Kansas TBH thread to incriminate yourself with a bobcat
I would have been if it wasn't for the first one.
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What are you waiting for? Don't guess I understand what your saying.

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Old 11-12-2018, 07:06 AM   #38
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Well I'm all settled, been in about an he. Stiff north wind blowing snow. Had a spike come thru at first light, then left harrasing a doe.


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Old 11-12-2018, 07:32 AM   #39
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Couple of doe here now. It's chilly out this morning, but beautiful.

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Old 11-12-2018, 10:18 AM   #40
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Action picked up in last 20 mins. 4 bucks came through about 10 mins apart from each other. Couple pics.


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Old 11-12-2018, 11:56 AM   #41
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Whoa one of those 4 was a good un and mature looked like. You must be hunting a hammer! Good luck
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Old 11-12-2018, 11:56 AM   #42
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Nice looking buck. I guess you are waiting on bigger.
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Old 11-12-2018, 12:05 PM   #43
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I saw a hoss in here Friday. The nice buck I saw this morning was busted up on one side. If he was in tact, his blood pressure would be around zero right now.

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Old 11-12-2018, 12:24 PM   #44
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Get it sone
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Old 11-12-2018, 12:27 PM   #45
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Some great looking bucks rolling through!
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Old 11-12-2018, 12:31 PM   #46
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Nice ten point good luck
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Old 11-12-2018, 03:18 PM   #47
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Well I had to get down to take care of a little paper work, but I'm back in a tree.

New set, this is where muley was killed. Mostly just trying to give that other spot a rest. It's hard to get into without letting everything know you're coming. Anyhow I'm thinking if I can, gonna punch my doe tag tonight. This is a good place to do it. With that said, I'm in the land of Giants, and Mr big could show up at any time. The wind is higher than the speed limit, so any shot is gonna be tricky, but that's Kansas.


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Old 11-12-2018, 03:31 PM   #48
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Old 11-12-2018, 03:37 PM   #49
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Man that is some cool hunting, I hope to get to do that one day!
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